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air. plus, the mudslides and flooding and tornado, the west coast is reeling from a monster storm that slammed ashore. meteorologist chris sowers joins us to look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a lot quieter for us this morning. >> reporter: fortunately, because it's about a rough week with our fair share of weather from gusty winds to heavy rains and heavy snow showers we saw thursday, right now it's nice and quiet. there's the view of the camden waterfront. we're dealing with the coastal system that's spinning up in new england. the effects will be less and less and less each and everyday from this day on. windchills are blustery, you'll need to bundle up when you head outdoors, 29 in philadelphia. 29 in trenton, 26 in the poconos. the freezing mark in allentown, 26 in lancaster and 23 in wilmington, bone-chilling 21 in dover. satellite and radar shows clear skies across delaware and new
jersey, a few high clouds are moving in across the western suburbs. accuweather thinks sun and clouds is a good bet for today. there's the counter clockwise spin, this is the coastal low, it stopped dead in it's traction once it reached -- it's tracks once it reached new england. thanks to a blocking high. we had cloud cover an scattered showers and it's been a miserable week. today we'll see more in the way of sun. temperatures on the chilly side, lunchtime, 40 degrees, 3:00 p.m., 42. when i come back in just a bit i'll talk about the warmup and and the exclusive accuweather a seven day forecast. >> thanks, chris, we're following breaks news at this saturday morning, philadelphia firefighters are battling an early-morning fire in the city's strawberry mansion section. you can see the smoke coming from the building there. crews were called out to the
2700 block of west lehigh avenue around 5:18 where they found the heavy smoke coming from the third floor of a three-story home located, as you can see right there in the middle of block. crews are battling the fire this morning, several residents have been evacuated from nearby homes and the lehigh avenue has been shut down between 26th and 28th street. this is a live view there, you can see all the firefighters still on the scene, again, lehigh avenue has been shut down between 26th and 28th street we'll continue to monitor this breaking news, and bring it to you on air and online at 6abc.com. a massive storm is leaving a huge path of destruction behind in california. the long-lasting powerful storm has wreaked havoc from washington state to the los angeles logs.
>> reporter: the monster storm slamming the west coast tyke -- took aim on southern california. a wall of mud engulfing homes. >> the mud was flowing around both sides of the house, going into the street. i knew i was in trouble at that point, but it was fine, the good lord put me on that front porch. >> reporter: parts of southern california saw more rain in one day than in all of last year. this incredible home video of what meteorologist believe was a small tornado hit south los angeles. the l.a. river normally dry was raging so fast, a swift water rescuer was swept away while saving a stranded couple, all three are safe. across the west, the monster storm leaving destruction in its path. two people killed in oregon hit
by falling trees brought down by heavy winds. only the roads, hundreds of accidents 200 collisions in los angeles alone. vineyards are under water. in the bay area the roof of this gross restore collapsing. when the roof collapsed only one minor injury reported. the weather is moving out this weekend, but there's more rain predicted for next week. abc news, san jose, california catch. >> "good morning "good mornina weekend" will have more on what has become the wettest december in 20 years. "good morning america" is next immediately following this broadcast at 8:00. happening today another viewing, then the funeral for fallen philadelphia firefighter joyce craig. police escorted craig's family to bachelor brother's funeral parlor yesterday where her
fellow firefighters saluted her family. she leaves behind a 16-year-old son and 16-month-old daughter. >> she managed to balance her job and motherhood very well. i'm going to miss her. i'm proud of her. >> she was concerned of all people, no matter how old or what color, she was a heart-loving person of all people. >> hundreds of friends, nam and colleagues lined up around the block of the funeral home to pay their respects. craig is the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty. new this morning, a dozen people are homeless after a safire destroyed their home, you can see the flames consumed the back of the home in the 2400 block of ham money place in mill creek. firefighters were called to the home at 2:00 a.m. it took 45 minutes to bring the blaze under control.
the red cross is helping the 12 people who live in the home. new this morning, the search is on for a gunman who shot a young man during an early-morning attempted robbery in philadelphia. the action cam was on the scene the 5500 block of somerdale avenue in the assortment ton section of the -- somerton section of the city. during the confrontation, the suspect shot the man in the leg, the victim is in stable condition, the gunman ran off. two people were hurt when a mercedes smashed into their car in camden. the people inside took off. the action cam was on the scene haddon avenue near coke wood street. two people in the car that the mercedes hit were taken to the hospital, one in serious condition, the other was treated and released. officers say several people were inside the mercedes, they all left the scene. rapper and philadelphia native beanie sigel is
hospitalized in critical condition a week after he was shot. sigel whose given name dwight grant was gunned down at a pleasantville home last friday. detectives have questioned a person of interest, and looking to question another person of interest, both of relatives. in a bucks county courtroom yesterday, he was convicted of stealing $2.5 million. she told a jury that he stole $650,000, money that was supposed to to go toward the construction of a second home at the shore. >> i had to higher another build it cost 400,000 to build the house. in total i paid are a million doors for a 400,000-dollar home. >> he was convicted of 27 felony charges. the 59 faces up to 135 years
behind bars. sentencing is scheduled for next week. >> happening today, the u.s. senate plans to hold a rare saturday session after a $1.1 trillion spending package was delayed. the house has passed the bill to give the senate time, president obama signed a law to keep the government funded through the day and prevent a shut down. a vote may not come until early next week. president obama will be making a visit to new jersey on monday, the president will travel to joint base mcguire dix, lakehurst to thank the soldiers for their sacrifice. atlantic city has granted request by revel entertainment to cancel the sale to the
canadian company. the judge has scheduled an early january hearing to consider the request to award the sale to the auction's runner-up, a florida developer for $95 million. richard stockton college has completed it's purchase of the former showboat casino hotel in atlantic city. the gallon away township based college will use the showboat as a second campus and operate a hotel with 479 rooms. stockton paid 18 millions dollars for the former casino. looking to buy a home? why you may not need such a big down payment to qualify. plus an icy river leads to flooding concerns in one midwestern state. chris. >> reporter: eva, things are starting to moderate out there across the midwest. it's milder in chicago than it is in philadelphia, all that mild air is heading this way. i'll let you know when it
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thank goodness it doesn't look like that here. >> reporter: it's starting to on thursday, you were away, you missed that. they were calling for snow showers, it came down pretty good at one point. everything was covered. let's go live on sky 6. it's been crazy in the country over the past a couple of weeks. november was colder than december up to this point. in the midwest we had several days where the highs were single digits below zero. we're getting closer and closer to wintery, it's the opposite of what you would think. storm tracker 6 live double scan crystal clear, you saw the view of atlantic city. no issues, seasonably cold temperatures. that's about it. 35 degrees, dewpoint, 23, wind out of of the northwest, 13. seasonably cold.
reading, 32, poconos 28. of here's the only issue this morning. we have a bit of a breeze dealing with the pesky area of low pressure, spinning its wheels up in the new england feeling its effects. 17 in wilmington, 1 in the -- 12 in the poconos, 13 in philadelphia. feels like the low to mid 20s when you factor in the wind. the storm is spinning up across new england. it's beginning to pull away, slowly inching to the north. it will be on the chilly thanks to the northwest breeze, by tomorrow this is well north and west up in the canadian maritimes and winds shift out of the of the west and the numbers moderate. 48 in wichita, 59 in dallas. 49 in omaha. chicago it's milder there than it is in philadelphia. all of this will pull east thanks to west to east wind that develops across thement entire
country. future tracker 6, combination of sun and clouds, that's really about it. 4:30 same thing, and later this evening, we'll see partly cloudy skies. overnight tonight we'll go mostly clear and same thing for tomorrow, we'll see a combination of sun and clouds, temperature-wise we'll stay in the upper 30s, low 40s, windchills in the 30s all day, you'll need to bundle up, you'll need a heavier coat and perhaps a scarf and gloves north and west of the city. sun and clouds today, that's the call from accuweather, it will be breezy, the 42 landfall like the 30 -- lindsay lohan like the 30s. overnight tonight, 38 for the suburbs, 33 for the at this time. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a very nice quiet pattern, 42 degrees today, 46 tomorrow, mostly sunny, monday, 47.
tuesday, a couple of spotty showers are possible, 50 degrees, wednesday, sunny and breezy, 46. thursday, sun and clouds, 42 and friday, mostly sunny skies and a little bit cooler, 40 degrees. mother nature taking her foot off the gas for a while. >> we can use it. , thanks chris. don't forget you can take 6abc.com with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting 6abc.com anytime anywhere. wildwood was in the holiday spirit last night, the annual holiday parade made its way down pacific avenue, trucks cars and floats were decked out in lights and bands entertained the crowd. the kids waited with anticipation to see santa who paid a special visit to the jersey shore!
>> good saturday morning, sky6 live hd taking a live look at philadelphia international. at this hour, 36 degrees, 6 6:19. fannie mae and freddie mac have announced plans to back mortgages with down payments as low as 3%. the plans will contain safeguards to protect against abuses that led to the sub prime
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 6:23, time for the traveling forecast. for that we'll start you out on the west coast. this area was slammed with heavy rains and gusty winds. now we're seeing a pattern change, see a counter clockwise swirl off the west coast. that's an area of low pressure. the winds are racing out of the southwest. this area will jump the rockies and it will travel to the west and pick up milder air down in
through here that will rails toward the eastern seaboard. that's the pattern change. we won't see that northwesterly breeze from sunday on we'll see a nice west to east breeze that will quiet things down along the lower 48 and warm things up. the major hubs, nice and quiet. all flights are on time, chicago, midway and o'hare, orlando own boston, all on time. >> the sixers face memphis tonight at the wells fargo center and the eagles face the cowboys at the linc. here's ducis rogers with all your sports. >> reporter: good morning, the sixers season gets longer with each loss, atlanta they fell apart in brooklyn and lost toh the nets. robert covington, first career start all six shots he attempts
from downtown, 20 from him. billy king thinking, can't lose my former team. michael carter williams, scores 14, but the nets out score the sixers 25-10 in the 4th. the sixers lose 88-70. they commit 23 turnovers. football injury report eagles are clean heading into the showdown with the cowboys, the firms is on the line. the loser could miss out of the playoffs. mark sanchez expects the cowboys to come into the link fired up. >> we can't expect the same dallas team energy wise and enthusiasm wise. they know their last performance was not indicative of the talent we had. >> ultimately we have to play
better than we did in the game. >> villanova will host sam houston state today, andy calley will face his good friend who used to coach at delaware. >> he and i have known each other a long time, he is a good man and good coach he'll be fired up and ready to go. arch bishop wood, 50-yard touchdown, 230 yards, 4 touchdowns for him. wood wins 34-1. it's the vikings third state title in four years. class 4 later on today, st. joe's prep will take on pine richland, st. joe's is the reigning champion.
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we'll see more sun today, things will continue to get better all weekend. this is the kind of forecast we like to hear for the weekend, meteorologist chris sowers is here with a look at what to expect. this is the first time all week, you can see a little bit of sun, it was clouding up monday, from that point on, the whole week was miserable. atlantic city, waking up to clear conditions out there and temperatures down into the 30s, now we'll see more clouds later this afternoon, but we'll see a little bit of sunshine, as well. as eva mentioned, conditions are beginning to improve. 35 in philadelphia. poconos you're the cold spot, 28. 32 in allentown. trenton, 34. 33 in reading, dover, 32 degrees. winds are out of the west/northwest at 10 to 15 miles per hour. making the temperatures feel 5 to 6 degrees cooler. clear conditions across new jersey and delaware, high, thin clouds approaching from the northwestly. feeling the influence from the up are level low spinning off
the coast of new england that will pull with a he and moderate for the second half of the weekend. today, chilly, tomorrow better, sun and clouds, 40 degrees by lunchtime. 3:00 p.m., 42. sun will set this afternoon at 4:36 as we look ahead we're moving into a nice quiet weather pattern, sun returns tomorrow, actually we'll see a little bit today, you'll notice the change tomorrow, turning milder out there. temperatures closing in on 50, i'll have the when i come back in just a bit. >> thanks, chris. we're following breaking news from darby borough from delaware county. the fire has five people homeless, the action cam is on the scene the 100 block of north 9th street. the flames broke out the 4:50, it took firefighters 45 minutes to get the blaze under control. the fire leveled one home an badly damaged another. there are no reports of injuries, the red cross is finding temporary shelter for those displaced residents.
it's a final farewell to a fallen firefighter, funeral services will be held this morning for joyce craig the first female firefighter to die in the line of duty in philadelphia. she died while battling a blaze in the west oak lane section on tuesday, now, her family and friends and colleagues from all over will say goodbye. annie mccormick has more from bachelor brothers funeral home. >> reporter: a police escort brought fallen firefighter joyce craig family members to the bachelor brothers funeral home in west oak lane. there her firefighter brothers and sisters saluted her family. craig leaves behind a 16-year-old son and 16-month-old daughter. >> she managed to balance the job and morehood very, very well -- motherhood very, very well. >> reporter: hundreds of friends and family and colleagues spoke
of two friends, mother, and fearless firefighter. >> dedicated her life to her job and i admired here and respected her a female firefighter? >> she was concerned about all people, no matter how hold or you know, what color or anything like that, she was just a heart-loving person for all people. >> reporter: the deck decorated veteran of 11 years worked on her way up the ranks to her 4th and final station engine 64 in lawncrest. she was working voluntary overtime at engine 73. the first of two viewing begins a weekend of morning for the first of female firefighters to fall in the line of duty. >> i had the pleasure of meeting at her at a fire conference. it was a sense of obligation to show my support.
>> reporter: the procession will start at 71st and broad even go to ivy hill cemetary. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> now, there will be several bus detours due to the procession of the funeral. septa says the detours will be on and around broad street. the routes affect are 6, 16, 18, 22, h and xh. you can get full details on septa's website. a man behind bars charged with robbing and assaulting a grad student walking in the university section of the city. officers caught the 55-year-old suspect attacking 38-year-old woman after she stepped off the bulls at 41st and pine. police are trying to determine if the suspect is the same man who groped two drexel students that same day and robbed and assaulted another student on monday. his bail has been set at $150,000. all new this morning, a
handicap woman was killed when she lost control of her car on the boulevard. the car smashed into a tree and burst into flames near north 5th street in hunting park at 2:30 a.m. several people tried to rescue the woman. no word on what caused the woman to lose control of the vehicle. a man trying to outrun police crashes his car in northeast philadelphia. investigators say this is where the car went out of control at 11:10 p.m. the man in his 30s was trapped in his car. police and medics freed him and took him to the hospital where's in critical condition. police have not said why they were pursuing the man. several children were hurt in the crash on the schuylkill expressway that left two cars overturned. it happened last night in the eastbound lanes near the blue route near west conshohocken. police say a total of five cars
were involved in the accident. three kids were rushed to children's hospital philadelphia with non-life threatening injuries. a close employee of m knight shyamalan is accused of stealing from the director. prosecutors say she made $15,000 worth of personal purchases on a credit card while on the job. code will be sentenced in february and faces up to 7 years in prison. a federal judge will not delay a lawsuit brought by actor tracy morgan. he was severely injured last summer when a walmart truck smashed into his car on the turnpike. roper is not named as a defendant in the case, morgan's attorney argued walmart was
trying to stall the suit. a man has lost his life savings in a home invasion. he said the intruder kicked in his door early yesterday morning. the suspect walked out in $3,000 in savings that cavaliero just cashed in. >> it took me forever to save it up, nick hims dimes, quarters and pennies, i'm not a wealthy man, i may be handsome -- watch your mouth. [laughter]. >> surveillance from the nearby business shows the suspect approaching his house around 4:30 a.m. trenton high school has seen better days. in its heyday it was brimming with technology and furnished to the nines. they are making sure the best part of trenton high school are
saved. >> reporter: at the museum they are preserving the best of trenton central high school it is crumbling and due for demolition, but when it opened in 1932, it was a show case. >> it was a motel high school for the entire county. >> reporter: it was designed to look like a college campus and everything was top shelf like the chandeliers that hung in the auditorium. marble in the bathrooms. the trenton high exhibits features salvaged treasures like the caged clock from the gym and hand weights for students to exercise. i wonder what year mario graduated. >> because we're collectors, it's important to save history. >> reporter: this exhibit is about saving things that can't
be replaced including the four stunning mow -- mosaics from the lobby. they will be move and reinstalled in the new school. >> reporter: this is a human skeleton used to teach anatomy classes back in 1932. >> i don't know who it was, but it was part of what they used. if you would like to talk a walk down memory lane, the trenton high exhibit will be on display until march 1. in trenton, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> so much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. rocking out in center city. how you can catch a performance of these young musicians. plus powerful winds tear down trees out west as a massive storm comes ashore. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, "action news" saturday morning continues in just a moment.
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>> 67. >> reporter: get a load of these numbers. that was in an urban area. take a look at the gusts in the reno area and portions of california. this is that same storm system, right now 113 miles per hour, alpine meadows 109. rice canyon 74. and reno, 67 miles per hour. here's the water vapor image, you can see the storm system spinning its wheels off the west coast.n see the storm system we have heavy rain from all the way down from san francisco. live on sky 6 we'll have a nice, mild change in the delaware valley. you'll enjoy the numbers by the time we get into tuesday and wednesday. there's the view in cape may. the sun will shine today. it will share the skies with cloud cover, but at least we're turning the corner, we're getting sunshine in the
forecast. 35 degrees in philadelphia. dewpoint, 23. wind out of the northwestly at 13 miles per hour. pressure reading, 30.04 inches. you factor in the winds it feels like the low to mid 20s out there. 28 in the poconos. 34 in trenton, 35 in philadelphia, millville, 30. again, winds, biting a little bit. right now out of the west/northwest. 13 miles per hour. wilmington, 17. dover, 16. poconos 12. him again, it makes it feel like the low to mid 20s. we'll be deal with the breeze all day long, we've been dealing with the breeze all week long thanks to the nor'easter that continues to spin off the coast of maine. starting to weaken a little bit, but nonetheless still a breezy day out there. this evening, dealing with the breezes at 15 to 20 miles per hour. the wind will make it feel like the 30s. tuesday's nor'easter is still sitting maybe 350 miles per hour
away it hadn't moved that much because it has run into a block. we've seen the counter clockwise bands over the last several days 2k3we9 -- get lower and lower. one day we'll see rain showers and snow showers and rain after that. it's miss he he -- miserable, because the pattern has stalled out over the eastern seaboard. the storm will shift the winds west to east, that means milder weather for us. as you look ahead, high pressure in control, this is a pacific high this time around not a canadian high, it will be chilly today, but tomorrow we'll see the improvement with highs climbing into the upper 40s by the time we get into monday and tuesday with this storm approaching, winds will shift out of the southwest. there's a chance we could touch 50 degrees by tuesday afternoon.
this slides through on tuesday, and maybe brings a few clouds and possibility of shower. doesn't look like any heavy soaking rains with the system. sun and clouds, breezy 40 degrees is the forecasted high. we're slightly below average. 28 degrees, outlying suburbs, 33 for the center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, eagles night game against the cowboys, doesn't look like there will be any weather issues for that. 42 degrees, 46 sunday, kickoff temperature around 40, 41. monday, 47 degrees, moderating trend continues tuesday, spotty showers, we're up to 50, latest forecast information has wednesday close to 50, as well. 46 that's the number provided by accuweather. sun and clouds for thursday, 42. friday is a little cooler and 40. >> not too shabby. especially for december. >> reporter: yes, exactly. >> thanks, chris. young musicians showed off
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 6:54, saturday morning, the day planner looks better than it has over the last several days. 40 degrees by noon, 3:00 p.m., 42, normally we should be 46. a little bit better, but slightly below average. why has the entire week been so lousy? it's because of an area of high pressure that created a block. it developed off the coast of charleston, south carolina, it railed toward the north an it had this high and did a little bit of a loop deloop and hit
here. we had showers on wednesday, snow showers and then back out to sea and yesterday it's off the coast of maine. if we look at the water vapor image it is still off the coast of maine. this counter clockwise swirl is tuesday's nor'easter. hopefully by tomorrow this is long gone and we start to see quieter weather, eva? >> thanks, chris. the style issue furniture you see in the magazine is great to look at, but comes with sticker shock, the designers at the live well north work have a creative low cost creative idea to add flare to your home. >> reporter: morning rocking chairs add a sleek contrary feel to any living space, but for five hundred bucking a pop, they rock your wallet, too. check out how we retrofitted a
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good morning, 7:00 a.m., on saturday, december, 13, here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," saying goodbye to the first female firefighter. flooding and mudslides the west coast is reeling from a monster storm that slammed ashore. chris sowers is outside with a look at your accuweather forecast. good morning, chris. >> reporter: good morning, eva, it's chilly out here, temperatures not that bad, but factor in the winds it feels like the 20s. allentown, 32, trenton, 33, wilmington, 34. here's a look at the windchills. feels like 24 in wilmington. 24 in millville. 26 in trenton. 28 degrees in reading. you can thank that pesky nor'easter that slammed through on tuesday, it's still spinning off the coast of maine, the upper right hand part of the